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So to Speak podcast: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

By Nico Perrino, The FIRE.org In 2012, a same-sex couple entered Masterpiece Cakeshop and asked its owner, Jack Phillips, to create a cake for their wedding...

Parents Say No Graphic Curriculum

LIBERTY COUNSEL ORLANDO, FL -- Parents around the nation are demanding that public schools end the sexualization of their children during class time by holding a “Sex Ed Sit...

Grand Rapids, MN Agrees to Cease Unconstitutional Treatment of Religious Free Speech

CARLY F. GAMMILL, ACLJ Like many local governments, the City of Grand Rapids, Minnesota, tries to assist citizens in publicizing upcoming community events. Grand Rapids...

The Separation of Angry Atheists and Constitution: A Reply to “Our First Two Constitution...

SKIP ASH, ACLJ The other day I came upon an essay written by an Advisory Board Member of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), retired...

Persecution Update: Seeking Justice for Christian Boy Beaten to Death by Pakistani Police

SHAHERYAR GILL, ACLJ It’s a tragic case, but our team has just secured a significant step toward justice for the family of a Christian boy...

Nearly 1,000 Christian Families Flee for Their Lives in Pakistan

LIBERTY ALERTS, ACLJ Imagine a child being sentenced to die for a Facebook post. We parents constantly caution our children, particularly teens, about what they post...

Olympics Corrupted to Further Anti-God Agenda

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Watching the Olympics was a big deal when I was a kid, a pleasurable family affair. I tuned in the...

State’s Witness Reveals NY AG Pro-Life Witch Hunt

LIBERTY COUNSEL Brooklyn, NY – A state’s witness called to testify against Liberty Counsel client Scott Fitchett, Jr., revealed the frivolous pro-life witch hunt of...

College offers course on “Queering the Bible”

— reaction from religious community leaves me speechless BY ALLEN WEST Last year I shared with y’all a post about the strategic objective of the progressive socialist left...

This week a woman asked me a question that should disturb everyone

BY ALLEN WEST Earlier this year, I was nominated to serve on the Board of Advisers for Amegy Bank, Dallas Region. That’s why I can...

Colorado’s ‘Half-baked’ Decision: The Masterpiece Capeshop Case

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Who would have guessed that the religious liberty and free-speech rights of Americans would be tested in...

500 Years of Religious Liberty…will it make it another 500 years?

BY ALLEN WEST I reiterate my sincere condolences and prayers for those who so tragically had their lives taken from them in Las Vegas. To...

Judge Suspends City’s Ban of Farmers Over Their Marriage Views

KELSEY HARKNESS, HERITAGE FOUNDATION A federal judge ruled Friday that the Michigan farmers who were banned from selling their produce at a farmers market on...

Rev. Daniel Shute: On Religious Tests, 1788

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, AMERICAN FOUNDING ERA, REV. DANIEL SHUTE Reverend Daniel Shute defends the proposed U.S. Constitution and specifically its prohibition of religious tests—Massachusetts Ratification...

The Playground Fight Over Religious Liberty

JOHN A. SPARKS, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Trinity Lutheran Church is a church in Columbia, Missouri that operates a Christian preschool and daycare center...

This Farmer Won’t Host Same-Sex Weddings at His Orchard. Now a City Has Banned...

FRED LUCAS, THE DAILY SIGNAL A farmers market and Facebook posts have opened a new front in courtroom battles over religious freedom. It started when Steve...

Trump’s Executive Order Fails to Address Most Pressing Religious Liberty Threats

RYAN T. ANDERSON, DAILY SIGNAL President Donald Trump said he’d promote commonsense policies that would “Make America Great Again” and would stand up to politically...

John Leland: Religious Liberty Promotes Greatest Revival of True Religion

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS: JOHN LELAND 1791 Divines generally inform us that there is such a time to come (called the Latter-Day Glory) when...

James Madison and the War of 1812

GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Presidents Day reflections typically commemorate the exploits of two of our larger than life chief executives whose...

Pastor Saeed Writes Heartbreaking Christmas Letter

JORDAN SEKULOW, ACLJ American Pastor Saeed Abedini – a U.S. citizen imprisoned for his Christian faith – has written a heartbreaking letter from his prison...